Carnegie Mellon HCII Hiring Teaching Track Faculty in Design

Pittsburgh, PA

The Human-Computer Interaction Institute at Carnegie Mellon University is pleased to announce a teaching track faculty opening in the area of Design. The effective date of appointment is August 2017, and salary is dependent on rank and qualifications. The HCII prides itself on its record of innovative development and understanding of technology to better the condition of individuals and society. We seek candidates with an outstanding track record in teaching design, strong academic credentials, a history of or interest in interdisciplinary work and a terminal graduate degree appropriate to their discipline. Candidates should demonstrate evidence of excellence in design practice and past experience in teaching.  Candidates should be prepared to teach design studio, project and seminar courses.

We especially encourage applications from candidates who have demonstrated a commitment to working with and/or mentoring under-represented minority groups such as women, minorities, people with disabilities, and SES groups. We will consider candidates at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Teaching Professor levels.

Application Process

Applications must include (1) curriculum vitae, (2) teaching statement and optional personal statement, (3) a portfolio describing interests and (4) the names and email addresses of three or more individuals who have been asked to provide letters of reference. Applications and references should be submitted to the SCS Teaching Track Application page. Applications should indicate citizenship and, for non-US citizens, current visa status.

The HCII will review applications as we receive them; however, the final deadline to receive materials is January 5, 2017 or until the position has been filled.

If you have questions, please feel free to contact us at hcii-faculty-search [at]

Carnegie Mellon University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, and other under-represented groups. CMU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples and is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies.


Faculty Hiring Committee